There’s pretty much only one rule when you’re a guy.
Don’t be a douche.
Turns out, the fastest way to break that rule is to fall for your best friend’s sister.
Ava’s brilliant, sharp-tongued, gorgeous, and ten years younger than me.
She’s the sexual equivalent of running with scissors. In a word, she’s dangerous. And completely off-limits.
Falling for her could ruin everything.
Yet I can’t seem to stop, even when her company is threatened by a lawsuit, and my promotion hinges on representing the opposing client—and winning.
I can’t see a way out of this mess that doesn’t end in a broken friendship, a broken heart, or a ruined career.
I may have broken the bro code when I fell for Ava. But do I have the balls to handle what comes next?
Bro Code was a fun, fast, and effortless. It would make for an excellent beach read. Ava and Barrett were adorable. I had such a great time reading their story and ‘watching’ them navigate the intricacies of their family lives and find a way to be together even when they thought it was against some antiquated moral code.
Bro Code is a standalone novel. There are no ties to other books or series, though I wouldn’t mind getting to know more about Ava’s brother, his story seems very fascinating. Bro Code is written in dual first-person perspective, narrated by Ava and Barrett.
Ava and Barrett made a great couple. They both were so strong and independent, but each had a vulnerability that made them endearing. They had a fun back and forth, and when they were trying to avoid their chemistry, I loved that they didn’t avoid those kinds of interactions. It made the simmering tension beneath the surface feel more intense and served to demonstrate how good they were when they were together.
Obviously, as Bro Code is the title of this book, it played a large role in this book in keeping Barrett from pursuing Ava. It was frustrating, of course it was, I’ve never understood why a man wouldn’t want the person they are closest to – outside of their family – to not become a part of their family by being in a relationship with their sibling, but boys are strange, and this was a perfect example of their peculiar logic. It was interesting to observe how Ava and Barrett explored their connection and fall for one another.
My only wish for this book would have been to find out more about Barrett’s family and everything that had transpired there. It seems like such a rich vein to mine, and it was barely touched on. There was enough information in the book to begin to understand the strained dynamic, but it felt like there was so much more going on there and I would have liked to have figured it out.
Kendall Ryan is a diverse writer, she easily slips from romcom to emotional to erotic and back again, seamlessly. Her stories are engrossing and entertaining. Her characters are fierce, smart, and strong. I always enjoy reading her words and find myself consistently wanting more.
A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than two dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 1.5 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world. She’s a traditionally published author with Simon & Schuster and Harper Collins UK, as well as an independently published author. Since she first began self-publishing in 2012, she’s appeared at #1 on Barnes & Noble and iBooks charts around the world. Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than three dozen times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Today, Newsweek, and InTouch Magazine.
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